After several blogs dug up old, offensive, and seemingly Anti-Semitic tweets from South African Comedian Trevor Noah over the past 5 years, many were sure this was the beginning of the end. Some folks also took issue with his jokes about African-Americans. But, Comedy Central released a statement yesterday afternoon, stating they support the comedian. Noah also responded on Twitter.
To reduce my views to a handful of jokes that didn’t land is not a true reflection of my character, nor my evolution as a comedian.
— Trevor Noah (@Trevornoah) March 31, 2015
Music Fans Aren’t Feeling Tidal.
Jay Z launched his own streaming music service, Tidal, on Monday in a weird press conference, alongside major artists including Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, and Madonna. But some folks aren’t feeling the platform or the pricetag.
No New Aaliyah Music… For Now.
Marijuana Mogul Charlo Green is Still Fighting the Feds
Obama Goes to Kenya.
President Obama will make his first visit to Kenya since he was elected into office. He made his last visit as a senator in 2006. via ESSENCE.